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Tristans Daily Link Review; 30 April Feb 2010

* Healthy person’s genome analyzed to predict risk for diseases, responses to treatments >>
* What can you learn from a whole genome sequence? >>
* Scientists report first genome sequence of frog >>
* Our Genes Can be Set on Pause >>

* VIDEO: Augmented-Reality Floor Gives Physical Feedback >>
* TED Blog: Toward a science of simplicity: George Whitesides on TED.com >>
* The Day Neil deGrasse Tyson Got a Call From the Universe >>
* Videos from H+ UK conference >>

* World first remote heart operation carried out in UK using robotic arm >>
* Nanodot Tech Crams Billions of Pages of Information onto a Single Tiny Chip >>
* NASA to Probe the Universe’s First Moments >>
* Frog DNA Yields Clues to Vertebrate Genome Evolution >>
* Sign language study shows multiple brain regions wired for language >>

* TechCrunch: Tim “The 4-Hour Workweek” Ferriss On Angel Investing (Video) – >>

* Laser ‘tractor beams’ to tidy up space junk >>
* Amazing Chatroulette Video Of The Day: The Speed Painter >>
* The Ghost Protocol – Digital Identity for Immortals >>
* Soylent Twitter talk >>
* Transhumanism Has Already Won >>

* mindhackz: Watching a living brain in the act of seeing — with single-synapse resolution >>
* Self-Powered Flexible Electronics >>
* 20 Amazing Futuristic Hydrogen Vehicle Design Concepts >>
* 5 Terrifying Parallels Between What’s Going On Now And The Great Depression >>
* Microsoft Cancels Its “Courier” Tablet (MSFT) >>
* OLED Film Could Provide Cheap Night Vision For Cars >>
* World’s first augmented reality store launched by Layar >>

* Refined tools help pinpoint disease-causing genes >>
* Military Wants to Super-Charge Troop Smarts >>
* The Legal Case for Robot War Gets Complicated | Wired >>
* 5 Reasons Google and Search Won’t Dominate The Next Decade >>

* i, NoBot >>
* Scobleizer: Interesting letter from Steve Jobs regarding Flash: >>
* TEDchris: Outmoded, mediocre, expensive, doomed. Seth Godin lobs a hand-grenade at US university system >>
* ProfBrianCox: Excellent post from Susan Watts – science inot the issue it should be >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-04-29 >>
* amishare: Watching: Nature by Numbers – a movie inspired on numbers, geometry and nature, by Cristóbal Vila… >>
* Why We Prefer Founding CEOs >>

* Virus trained to seek and destroy cancer – >>
* Towel-folding robot hopes to be labs’ standard model >>
* Margaret Atwood | How I learned to love Twitter” >>
* Virgo Cluster Galaxy NGC 4731 >>
* Nature by Numbers – a movie inspired on numbers, geometry and… >>
* How to Spot an Untrustworthy Smile >>
* Self Assembly across Scales as a path to Molecular Manufacturing and Self Assembled Peptoid nanosheets as a… >>

* Artificial Skin That Stretches like Real Skin Has been Created >>
* Whole Genome Sequencing to Unravel Genetic Basis of Pediatric Cancer >>
* Robots Are Going To Get You Drunk (Video) >>
* Donate Stem Cells, Save Someone’s Life (Video) >>
* AirStrip Technologies offers mobile, medical software applications that deliver vital data directly to mobiles >>
* Apple: Speechless No More >>

* Family Nanny Robot will care for you when no human will | DVICE >>
* Unreal Tournament: Was That a Bot or a Human? | h+ Magazine” >>
* Frontal Cortex and the Discovery of Abstract Action Rules” >>
* Shoe power generator, embedded in the sole of a shoe, harvest energy >>
* Neural mechanisms of abstract learning >>
* Steve Ballmer Talks “General Purpose” Natal | Edge Online >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 29 April Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 29 April Feb 2010

* Nanotechnology and the future of advanced materials >>
* Cell intelligence and surviving the dead of winter >>
* This Book’s For You >>
* Robotic Russian Cargo Ship Launches Toward Space Station >>
* Image of the Day: The Turbulent Beauty of the Orion Nebula >>
* Man claims to have had no food or drink for 70 years – Telegraph >>
* Discover Interview: The Math Behind the Physics Behind the Universe >>
* Molecular Programming Approaches Molecular Manufacturing >>
* Can the Human Body Make Its Own Morphine? >>

* Scientific Advances Require Blind Luck >>
* 50,000 sites have already integrated Facebook’s new social plugins & over 1 billion likes on day one! >>
* Ron Dennis’s brain transplant >>
* Can world’s largest laser zap Earth’s energy woes? – CNN.com >>
* The Search for the Sun’s Long Lost Siblings >>
* World’s largest curved plasma display flows into Japan’s Kansai airport >>
* What Does the Future Hold for IT? >>
* Blog – Augmented-Reality Floor Tiling >>
* Anil Seth: How we’ll find out what consciousness is >>
* Leonardo da Vinci, the untaught genius >>
* Nanodots breakthrough may lead to ‘a library on one chip’ >>

* New microscopy technique reveals mechanics of blood cell membranes >>
* Physicist finds colder isn’t always slower as electron emissions increase at temps to -452 F >>
* Water Ice Found on the Surface of an Asteroid for the First Time >>
* Catalyst Brings Cheap Hydrogen Fuel Closer to Reality >>
* Hypertensive rat genome sequence expected to uncover genetic basis of human hypertension >>
* Complex brain functions help adapt to new situations and stimuli >>
* New study helps explain the surprising behavior of tiny ‘artificial muscles’ >>
* World first remote heart operation to be carried out in Leicester using robotic arm >>
* The Greatest Story Ever Told — 10 — The lights are on, can you see? [Starts With A Bang] >>

* Nanotube ‘fuzz’ boosts optical performance >>
* Cellphone Payments Offer Alternative to Cash – NYTimes.com >>
* Dimmer Switch Built for Superconducting Quantum Comp and US Army Research Solicits Quantum Computer Technology >>
* Delivering Babies, Treating Heart Attacks, Scanning Brains – All From Your Phone >>
* Ocean chemistry changing at unprecedented rate | Reuters >>
* Soluto – Anti Frustration Software Based on Collective Wisdom >>
* With New Quantum Encryption Scheme, Messages Can Only Be Read in Designated Geographical Location >>
* Space rock has ‘frosted surface’ >>
* If The Universe Is Expanding, What’s It Expanding Into? [Ask A Physicist] >>

* Water Ice and Organic Material Found for First Time on Asteroid >>
* Hunt for Extraterrestrial Life Guides Next Wave of Space Exploration Missions >>
* Rocket racing planes face off for the first time | DVICE >>
* Japanese Robots to Invade the Moon – maido-kun – Gizmodo >>
* The Data-Driven Life – NYTimes.com” >>
* CCIA report: Fair use generates $4.7 trillion in revenue >>
* @siri has been sold to Apple FTC says. >>
* HP Buying Palm for $1.2 Billion >>
* mashable: 5 Real-Time Location Trends to Watch – >> >>
* Mind Transfer Science could prevent you from dying in future >>

* News for 2010-04-28 >>
* An Open Source Personal Robot On The Horizon?” >>
* Looking at the amount of phishing going on, next big change might have been “verified http links” >>
* iPad Free Brain Imaging Apps >>
* Stem Cell-Powered Worm Doesn’t Age, Can Grow a New Head” >>
* Showtime: Gary Chang’s Hong Kong Apartment | Beyond The Beyond” >>
* Cognition Accelerated by Just 4 x 20 Minutes Meditation” >>
* Chips, worms and grey matter: more similar than you think” >>
* Sunset on a Golden Sea >>
* Singularity 101 with Vernor Vinge >>

* Robot competition pits mini-mechs against each other >>
* Blue Brain in a Virtual Body >>
* Possible Destination? Researchers Find Water Ice and Organics on Asteroid >>
* Now Your Cell Phone Can Take Out the Trash >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 28 April Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 28 April Feb 2010

* Earth microbes may contaminate the search for life on Mars >>
* New cancer test cuts deaths by 40 per cent – Telegraph >>
* Kris Notaro Postmodern Regression Towards the Mean >>
* This Is How Air Space Reboots – Airplanes >>
* Charlie Rose Brain Series >>
* Must-read. Do neurons do far more computing than we know? >>
* Building an Internet of Things (video) >>
* Technology News: Robotics: Where Are the Robots Taking Us? Part 1 >>
* Researchers develop technique to visualize ‘your brain on drugs’ >>

* New pill for men to ‘last longer’ >>
* Is Iran Running Out of Uranium? >>
* Apple has sat on steering committee for task force >>
* News for 2010-04-27 >>
* Why I have faved 18,456 Tweets (why Twitter is dominant in tech industry) >>
* IEEE Spectrum: Humanoid Robot Mahru Mimics a Person’s Movements in Real Time >>
* Scientists Find Genes That Influence Brain Wave Patterns >>
* Going Out with a Bang >>
* Big numbers, brilliant minds, mind-boggling concepts >>
* Court settlement highlights DNA dilemma >>

* NIST Develops ‘Dimmer Switch’ for Superconducting Quantum Computing >>
* Say hello to the world’s ugliest spy glasses >>
* Could an Asteroid Impact Knock the Moon into the Earth? >>
* Site Announced for ESO’s Extremely Large Telescope: Right Next to Very Large Telescope >>
* Researchers Witness and Image Atomic Spin for the First Time [Atoms] >>
* Big Think’s Top 10 Videos of the First 100 Days of 2010 >>
* ProfBrianCox: Looking forward to History of Science now on BBC2 ! #wonders >>
* Multiple personal genomes await : Article : Nature >>
* Why We CAN Trust Machines – Even to Run Society | Resource Based Living >>

* Programming Your Own Thought-Controlled Robot – How To by ExtremeTech >>
* Photo: Australian CSIRO Analysis of the Megatrends and Megashocks of Our Future World futuramb:…” >>
* “Wisdom: From Philosophy to Neuroscience” Review by A.C. Grayling” >>
* Hottest research of 2009: >> >>
* Organized chaos gets robots going – Max Planck Society >>
* New views at the nanoscale | Building a microscope that uses MRI technology >>
* The First Amendment and Kittens >>
* New Video Shows Big Dog Robot Really Jogs, and At 5 mph Too!” >>

* Robots In Space | h+ Magazine >>
* Youth and Paradigm Shifts >>
* Gene Silencing Prevents Its First Human Disease >>
* Top secret quantum messages for your room only >>
* When Will We Be Able to Build Brains Like Ours? >>
* Superresolution MRI – magnetic force resonance microscopy >>
* New Video Shows Big Dog Robot Really Jogs, and At 5 mph Too! >>
* Minoru 3D Webcam (Videos) >>
* IEEE Spectrum: IBM Develops Patterning Technique that Could Replace E-Beam Lithography >>
* Three-Dimensional Cell Culture: Making Cells Feel Right at Home >>

* Liquid Metal Batteries Could Lead to Power Storage Breakthrough >>
* The Search for Genes Leads to Unexpected Places >>
* Ned Block on Consciousness as an Illusion >>
* Neuroimaging of the Female Orgasm >>
* Japan to launch ‘space yacht’ propelled by solar particles >>
* Deadly New Russian Weapon Hides In Shipping Container >>
* A Robot Called WANDA (w/ Video) >>
* Bangkok’s First Robot Restaurant Full of Motoman Waiters (video) | Singularity Hub >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 27 April Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 27 April Feb 2010

* Nanopatch induces a protective immune response Using 100 Times Less Vaccine >>
* Cosmic Beacons Sing in Different Octaves >>
* AR Aura Recognition >>
* Now Witness the Firepower of This Fully Operational (and slow motion) Saturn V >>
* Researchers develop technique to visualize ‘your brain on drugs’ >>
* Mix of Rocketeers & Augmented Reality in the “Rocket Racing League” >>
* How We Make Meaning through Visual Perception and Solve Problem >> >>
* The Golden Age of Software >>
* NOVA | Infinite Secrets Contemplating Infinity >>
* IBM Creates Smallest 3D Nano-Map >>

* Virginia Tech researchers reveal full-sized CHARLI-L humanoid robot (update: video!) >>
* All GSM Phones Open To Attack, Tracking >>
* Helping you find your way through the final frontier >>
* WSJ-vs.-NYT Print War Is Really About Digital >>
* Personality may influence brain shrinkage in aging >>
* Molecular Computer Mimics Human Brain >>

* Human brain recognizes and reacts to race >>
* Gene silencing prevents its first human disease >>
* Physicists capture first images of atomic spin >>
* Mice Make Their Own Morphine >>
* Scientists learn to block pain at its source >>
* Novel nanoparticles prevent radiation damage (w/ Video) >>
* A Robot Called WANDA (w/ Video) >>
* Bangkok’s First Robot Restaurant Full of Motoman Waiters (video) >>
* The billions that bug us: A genomic view of humans and their microbes >>

* Night Vision Coming Soon To Cell Phones, Eyeglasses >>
* The Perfect Loft Is Under the Sea [Architecture] >>
* DARPA’s HTV-2 Hypersonic Glider Fails During Trial Run >>
* Infographic: Visualizing Twitter Conversations in Real Time >>
* Human Picture Project Puts Families in Focus >>
* Tweet Sleeve lets you wear your emotions for all to see >>
* BP Turns to Robotic Subs for Help Sealing Oil Well After Rig Explosion >>
* How Chimpanzees Mourn Their Dead [Biology] >>
* Supreme Court That Misunderstood Texts, Email to Take on Video Game Debate >>

* timoreilly: Controlling a Robot With the Emotiv EEG Headset Toffler: “The future always comes… >>
* The Billion-Year Technology Gap: Could One Exist? >>
* rfurlan: New blog post: “The day we finally grow up” >> >>
* rfurlan: Creating artificial scarcity of virtual goods and selling it for real money .. >>
* rfurlan: “Everything but the entrepreneur can be outsourced” David Rose @ #futureofmoney >>
* Xixidu News for 2010-04-26 >>
* amishare: Multitasking Brain Divides And Conquers, To A Point by Jon Hamilton >>
* Firing on all neurons: Where consciousness comes from by Anil Ananthaswamy >>
* Within Any Possible Universe, No Intellect Can Ever Know It All >>

* Unlocking Your Inner ‘Fish’: Human DNA Traced Back to Marine Origins” >>
* Knowmads as metabolic reactors of information (Hybrid Future and Knowmads (pt 3)” >>
* Why Humans Have Sex | The New York Academy of Sciences >>
* New Age terrorists develop homeopathic bomb” >>
* Dust Pillar of the Carina Nebula >>
* The end of ages >>
* A Look at Progress in Cancer Vaccines >>
* CiviGuard: When Disaster Strikes Your Smartphone Will Save Your Life >>
* Ajaxian » Blowing up HTML5 video >>

* Life’s best when it’s flowing >> >>
* Krugman: You’re All Hyping The Wrong Goldman Emails >>
* Perching UAV Sticks To Walls >>
* Blog – First Evidence That Mirror Matter May Fill the Universe? >>
* Two prototype iPod touch devices with cameras surface on eBay >>
* Emotiv Headset Controls Rovio Robot Via Brainwaves [DIY] >>
* Japanese Show Off Gesture-Controlled Phone For Natal-Style Emailing [Sensors] >>
* Implantable Electronics­ >>
* The secrets of intelligence lie within a single cell >>

* In the long run, all that ash can be a good thing >>
* LEDs Could Save Your Wrinkled, Pimpled Face >>
* Houses of 2020 will be all about energy >>
* Mastering multicore >>
* Informed Consent’ and the Ethics of DNA Research…” >>
* Some of you may not understand this, but I grew up watching the Space Shuttle launches from my home… >>
* Geoengineers get the fear” >>
* Nanotechnology’s road to artificial brains >>
* E Ink Demos Next Generation eBook Reader Displays >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 26 April Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 26 April Feb 2010

* YouTube – 12X Blu-Ray Star Trek Phaser >>
* GeorgeDvorsky: A Wasp Finds the Seat of the Cockroach Soul >> >>
* Artificial Pancreas Tracks Two Hormones >>
* Porky Visual Studio looks over the hill >>
* James Martin – Film: The Meaning of the 21st Century – Synopsis >>
* Whale poo could aid climate, say Aussie scientists >>
* YouTube – AWESOME Augmented reality Glasses “StarkHUD 2020” from FUJIKAWA >>

* chrisgrayson: Track what everyone is Liking on Facebook. Useful (and boy did that appear fast)… >>
* ItsTrending.com – A real time feed of the most shared content on Facebook >>
* rfurlan: Excited about the #futureofmoney summit tomorrow! >>
* Andy Budd – Seductive Design on Vimeo >>
* Robot Sketch Artist In China >>
* Robotic Arm Plays Chess In Our World >>
* We Need A Government That Isn’t Funded By Wall Street >>
* The race to find Viagra for women >>

* 6 Moments in time caught by National Geographic >>
* Future Tech and Relationships >>
* The Mystery of the Missing Methane >>
* 16% of US homes can now get fiber, but deployments slowing >>
* Scientists crack code of critical bacterial defense mechanism >>
* Targeting a microscopic pathogen lurking in water >>
* Brain-like computing on an organic molecular layer >>
* Bill Gates Argues for Government-Backed Energy Technologies [Bill Gates] >>

* Cellphone Inventor Predicts a Wetware Future [Cellphones] >>
* Two-Headed Lizard Keeps Trying To Eat Its Own Head [Reptiles] >>
* GeorgeDvorsky: What possible resources could we offer a post-Singularity civ with access to molecular assembling… >>
* davewiner: What if: A standards body that obeyed Asmiov’s three laws of robotics. >>
* Will Goldman Sachs prove greed is God? >>
* The science that stops us looking older – Telegraph >>
* Evangelical Scientists Refute Gravity With New ‘Intelligent Falling’ Theory >>

* Like Button” >>
* Gene silencing may be responsible for induced pluripotent stem cells’ limitations >>
* Petman Robot Picks Up Speed, Runs Faster than 7 km/h (Video) >>
* Supercomputing and human intelligence >>
* Three Megatrends in China for the Next Five Years >>
* Ranking algorithms for better Drug Discovery and Computers Track Pathogen changes for Better Health >>
* Burj Al Meel Mile high Skyscraper will be the Skyscraper Built by the Bailout of Citigroup >>
* Is Kurzweil’s New Movie a Dud or a Must-See? >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 25 April Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 25 April Feb 2010

* Play Mars Escape – To help make social robots >>
* Don’t talk to aliens, warns Stephen Hawking – Times Online >>
* Movie theaters turn to live event screenings to fill seats >>
* Mathematicians offer elegant solution to evolutionary conundrum >>
* 50th Anniversary of the Pill: Love, Sex, Freedom and Paradox – TIME >>
* New computational method to uncover gene regulation >>
* File-Sharers Monitoring The File-Sharing Hunters >>

* 9 Incredible pieces of art from a pile of sand >>
* GeorgeDvorsky: The European Union has declared that tourism is a human right … >>
* Brain-Computer Interfaces | Stanford Biology Lecture >>
* Technology Review: A New Road to Fusion? >>
* Stem cell hope for heart patients >>
* 10 Amazing Inventions that You Didn’t Know Existed >>
* 6 Absolutely beautiful images of lightening >>

* Xixidu News for 2010-04-24 >>
* Proof of Concept For Ajax Without JavaScript >>
* What Happens When IPv4 Address Space Is Gone >>
* YouTube – Vote small, think big | The end of democracy in Britain, or the beginning? >>
* Liked “Where tech and philosophy collide” >>
* New Must-See Video of the Spectacular A-Pod Ant Robot >>

* Maxed out: How much can a human lift? >>
* Maxed out: How high can you go? >>
* Speaker list >> re: >>
* Liked “Humanity+ UK 2010: “Unprecedented Gathering in London”” >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 24 April Feb 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 24 April Feb 2010

* More Google Flak for Mapping European Homes’ Wireless Networks via Street View >>
* Seymourpowell Aircruise Concept >>
* Chinese Chair – Amazing Folding Chair >>
* New Metamaterial First to Bend Light in the Visible Spectrum >>
* Rocket Racing League – live streaming video powered by Livestream >>
* The Spooky World Of Quantum Biology | h+ Magazine >>
* Genetic Sequencing Splits the Orca Family >>

* Men vs. Women: Stress Brings Out Differences >>
* Hubble, Renewed, Reinvigorated, Raring to Go >>
* Never Hire Job Hoppers. Never. They Make Terrible Employees >>
* The Robots Podcast: 50 Years of Robotics (Part 1) >>
* College students struggle to go without media for 24 hours >>
* Indian Copyright Bill Declares Private, Personal Copying “Fair Dealing” >>

* An incredible sci-fi short film made for $5,000 >>
* Air Force launches hypersonic glider over Pacific >>
* Biobank ‘nearing 500,000 target’ >>
* Megatrends and megashocks: a new view of our future world >>
* Project fruit fly: What accounts for insect taste? >>
* Tireless diving robot feeds on the ocean’s heat >>
* Decaying beauty spied for first time by LHC >>

* Machine-learning revolutionizes software development >>
* Vatican to Fund Adult Stem Cell Research >>
* Information theory: A quantum calculation – A physicist argues that information is at the root >>
* Wow! Celebrate Hubble’s 20th With Best Space Image Ever >>
* New way to guide a car: With your eyes, not hands >>
* Change in Experiment Will Delay Shuttle’s End >>
* Google Not Suitable for Children Under 12, Says Web Censor >>
* 100-Year-Old Trick Squeezes Fiber-Optic Speeds from Copper Wires >>
* Nanodevice Powered by Motion : Discovery News >>

* Holy crap! Touchscreens can track hovering fingers now >>
* Gates Rethinks His War on Polio – WSJ >> >>
* News for 2010-04-23 >>
* Ben Goertzel How Should Society Be Structured? >>
* Neuroselves and exoselves: distributed cognition inside and outside brains, Telep” >>
* Scenarios for 2035: Long-Term Trends, Challenges and Uncertainties facing NOAA; 2009″ >>
* SDO: The Extreme Ultraviolet Sun >>
* What Is The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle? >>

* Successful face transplant said to be most complex to date >>
* Kyle Munkittrick A Clone of My Own >>
* DNA Day!!! >>
* Big Data shakes up the Speech Industry >>
* Australian CSIRO Analysis of the Megatrends and Megashocks of Our Future World >>
* IBM Uses 3D Nanotip Based Patterning That is 5 billion Times Smaller Scale of the Matterhorn” >>
* Worm’s regeneration ability unravelled by scientists” >>
* New Boston Dynamics Vids Show Faster Bots, Not Much Else >>
* Here Come the Planet Hunters! >>

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